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motif

noun

Definition of MOTIF

1
a major object of interest or concern (as in a discussion or artistic composition) <the motif of mute figures standing in lonely isolation is a recurrent one in the artist's works>
2
a unit of decoration that is repeated all over something (as a fabric) <the fabric for the upholstery features a scallop shell motif>

April 02, 2015
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